# Quantitative Aptitude for SBI PO/CLERK Mains: 9th July 2018

**Dear Students,**

**Quantitative Aptitude Section has given heebie-jeebies**to the aspirants when they appear for a banking examination. As the level of every other section is only getting complex and convoluted, there is no doubt that this section, too, makes your blood run cold. The questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming. But once dealt with proper strategy, speed, and accuracy, this section can get you the maximum marks in the examination. Following is the Quantitative

**Aptitude quiz to help you practice**with the best of latest pattern questions.

**Q1. A jar full of whisky contains 40% alcohol. A part of this whisky is replaced by another containing 19% alcohol and now the percentage of alcohol was found to be 26%. The part of whisky replaced is:**

(a) 1/3

(b) 2/3

(c) 2/5

(d) 3/5

(e) 4/5

**Q2. A trader marked his goods at 20% above the cost price. He sold half the stock at the marked price, one quarter at a discount of 20% on the marked price and the rest at a discount of 40% on the marked price. His total gain is**

(a) 2%

(b) 4.5%

(c) 13.5%

(d) 15%

(e) 12%

**Q3. Annual income of Sameer is 8.4 lakh rupees. He spends 100/7% on Rent, 50/3% of remaining on Food and 11/20 of remaining spends on Cloth and travel together monthly, then find the difference between total saving and amount spend on travel annually, if given ratio between amount spend on Cloth to travel is 17 : 8?**

(a) 164400 Rs.

(b) 165400 Rs.

(c) 160400 Rs.

(d) 175400 Rs.

(e) 150400 Rs.

**Q4. When the price of sugar was increased by 32%, a family reduced its consumption in such a way that the expenditure on sugar was only 10% more than before. If 30 kg per month were consumed before, find the new monthly consumption of family?**

(a) 42 kg

(b) 35 kg

(c) 25 kg

(d) 16 kg

(e) 27.5 kg

**Q5. The simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 22,500 at the end of four years is Rs. 10,800. What would be the compound interest accrued on the same amount at the same rate of interest at the end of two years?**

(a) Rs. 16,908

(b) Rs. 5,724

(c) Rs. 28,224

(d) Rs. 8,586

(e) Rs. 5424

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Directions (6-0): The following table shows the average speeds of five different trains during six days of a week. Study the table carefully to answer the following questions.**

**Note: In the table, some data are missing, find them if required in any question and then proceed.**

**Q6. If the average speed of Kafiyat express on Saturday was 20% more than that of Wednesday, then what is the approximate average speed of Kafiyat express on Saturday if average of values of speeds over all the six days is 68?**

(a) 78 km/hr

(b) 75.27 km/hr

(c) 72.5 km/hr

(d) 70 km/hr

(e) 82.3 km/hr

**Q7. If the average of values of speeds of Prayagraj during all the six days is 25% less than value of average speed of Shatabdi train on Saturday, then speed of Prayagraj on Thursday is what percent of speed of Rajdhani on Tuesday (approximately)?**

(a) 73%

(b) 68%

(c) 71%

(d) 74%

(e) 65%

**Q8. Rajdhani express runs 150 km more on Monday than that on Thursday and time taken by the train on Monday and Thursday are 5 hours and 4 hours respectively. If average speed of this train on Monday is 15 km/hr more than that on Thursday, then find the average of distance covered by the train on Monday and Thursday together.**

(a) 365 km

(b) 357 km

(c) 370 km

(d) 375 km

(e) 380 km

**Q9. Shatabdi Express covers total distance of 3400 km during all the six days in total time 40 hours. Speed of Shatabdi on Monday is approximately what percent more or less than average speed of the same train during all the six days together?**

(a) 4% less

(b) 4% more

(c) 2% more

(d) 2% less

(e) 6% more

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (11-15): What will come in place of question mark in the following number series?**

**Q11. 12, 6.5, 11, 7.5, 10, 8.5, ?**

(a) 9.5

(b) 9

(c) 10

(d) 10.5

(e) 8

**Q12. 13, 10, 4, –5, –17, ?**

(a) –34

(b) –22

(c) –32

(d) 34

(e) -2

**Q13. 3645, 1215, 405, 135, ? , 15, 5**

(a) 45

(b) 75

(c) 65

(d) 55

(e) 35

**Q14. 5, 13, 58, 357, 2868, ?**

(a) 25823

(b) 28695

(c) 29548

(d) 28545

(e) 27695

**Q15. 32, 36, 52, 88, 152, ?**

(a) 266

(b) 256

(c) 422

(d) 252

(e) 225

**Solutions (11-15):**